House Hydrant V2
Just plug in and go - it's that simple.
House Hydrant V1
The V1 is our original hydrant. With a round entry hole and small footprint, it’s perfect for most residential retrofits. Can be configured as an inlet in some situations.
Ideal for most remodels, retrofit, or universal application. New construction requires a vacuum breaker added to hose.
House Hydrant V1+
The V1+ kit uses the same hydrant as the V1, but with a vacuum breaker added into the hose connector. This connector prevents backflow and cannot be modified to use as intake. This allows the hydrant to meet new plumbing code requirements, without any modifications or additions.
Ideal for any new construction or retrofit.
House Hydrant V2
The V2 has a vacuum breaker integrated directly into the faceplate. Any Aquor connector can be used while still meeting new plumbing code. Provides the highest level of backflow protection. Cannot be modified as an intake.
Ideal for any new construction.
The Ground Hydrant has a special drainage valve that allows it to be installed vertically. It can be buried or installed into garden boxes or decks. It can be recessed, flush with the ground, or waist high. Bury the drainage port below the frost line for exceptional freeze protection.
Ideal for any new construction, remodel, or general use.
The Universal Outlet (and Marine Deckwash) can be mounted either vertically or horizontally. A black, impact-resistant swivel cover is used. The outlet installs flush against the mounting surface.
Can be modified to use as an intake.
Ideal for any general application, DIY project, deck, camper, marine, RV, and more.
|Outlet||3/4” Garden Hose Thread|
|Operating Temperature||0° – 140° F|
|Operating Water Pressure||25 – 125 PSI|
|Flow rate||6.8 GPM @ 52 PSI|
|Plumbing Compatibility||All (PEX recommended)|
Does the Universal Outlet require installation?
Yes, the Aquor House Hydrant is a complete in-wall faucet system.
The installation process is very similar to that of a conventional in-wall outdoor faucet. A typical installation takes less than an hour per hydrant. The House Hydrant can be attached to any type of water supply line. Simply thread in any universal 1/2″ NPT adapter, depending on your type of plumbing (copper, PEX, CPVC, or other). For the quickest and easiest installation, we recommend using the House Hydrant with PEX tubing. With copper plumbing, the House Hydrant’s two-piece design allows for easier and safer soldering than a standard sillcock.
Can I install the outlet vertically?
Yes! The outlet can be installed vertically or horizontally. Even upside-down, if you’d like. We use a heavy-duty swivel cover for this outlet that can be stepped on.
Keep in mind that if it’s vertically mounted, it will not self-drain like our House Hydrants. This isn’t an issue in most applications this outlet is used for, but if there’s a possibility of freezing then you’ll want to drain the valve.
Can I leave it connected year-round?
The code requirement is that this ASSE 1019 device shall not be subjected to more than 12 hours of continuous pressure.
The House Hydrant system should be left disconnected when not in use. Disconnecting allows the hydrant to self-drain. Without draining, the House Hydrant cannot offer freeze protection.
We have designed the system to protect your home’s plumbing as best as possible, even if not disconnected. And the robust O-ring system ensures it will not leak for many years.
What else do I need for installation?
You will need a 1.5″ hole saw (or cutting multi-tool), a 1/2″ NPT male-threaded plumbing adapter, teflon tape, and a philips screwdriver.
Will it provide freeze protection?
Yes, the House Hydrant provides excellent freeze protection. The inner valve stops water flow in the heated portion of your wall. The debris cover has a wedge backplate that keeps the hydrant angled slightly downward – when you unplug, gravity allows the water in the valve to drain. The stainless steel body provides significantly better insulation than a traditional brass frost-free sillcock. We have tested the hydrant to temperatures of -30° F without issues. As long as the hydrant is unplugged and the inside of your home stays above freezing, you will not need to use any additional protection (such as foam insulation covers). No hassles, no worries.
How does the outlet work?
It’s a quick coupler system that engages under full pressure. With the Aquor hose connector attached to your garden hose, you simply push and twist into the outlet. The plunger-valve opens and water begins flowing instantly. There is no screw and flat rubber washer like a traditional brass valve. Viton® O-rings seal tighter under pressure for a reliable water-tight seal, every time. The reliable valve design is designed for decades of zero-maintenance, drip-free use.
Is the hose connector “plastic”? Will it break if I tug on it?
Our material choices are based on 15+ years of experience designing valves for marine applications. Aquor hose connectors are made from acetal resin, a heavy-duty commercial polymer. They can be used daily for years, are nearly crush-proof, and can withstand extremely high water pressures. Traditional brass hose bibs are certified to 100 lbs of lateral bending force. Our straight hose connector has been tested to 200+ lbs without breaking. If you are concerned about impact while connected, consider our Angled Hose Connector or Removable Faucet instead.
How do I attach accessories such as vacuum breakers, timers, or splitters?
Any accessory with a standard 3/4″ hose fitting can be attached directly to the Aquor connector, like you would to the end of a standard outdoor faucet.
Y-splitters, water timers, vacuum breakers, and other accessories all work great with the Aquor system. Use multiple Aquor connectors to quickly swap accessories out without needing to unscrew them.
Does Aquor offer a warranty?
We stand behind every product we make and sell.
Our mission is to manufacture the highest-quality water connectors possible, and our products are engineered to last years of frequent use. Aquor offers a 10 year warranty on all stainless steel products, and 5 years on all polymer products.
If you’re not satisfied with your products for any reason, we’ll make it right.